Refreshing Downtown East

Downtown East

Refreshing Downtown East

The Downtown East you know and love is set to become even better!
Announced in 2012, Refreshing Downtown East is a five-year project aimed at updating NTUC Club’s offerings to meet the changing social and lifestyle needs of members and the public.
As we under redevelopment to bring you an improved and all-inclusive leisure experience, you can look forward to more exciting changes for better community engagement.
The first phase of the redevelopments was completed with the opening of D’Resort in July 2015 and the next phase will see the expansion of our water park with new attractions. A new and wholesome food & beverage and retail experience for members and the public will also be unveiled by end 2017.
This redevelopment is just for you! We hope the improved and updated facilities at Downtown East will better serve your needs while still remaining affordable. What’s more, the project will be carried out in phases to ensure that our services and facilities will not be disrupted.
Do continue to look out for more fun as we continue to refresh Downtown East with more exciting changes!



Targeted to be completed in end 2017, this five-year redevelopment project will be carried out in two phases to ensure that services will not be disrupted and everyone can continue to enjoy the facilities at Downtown East.
Phase 1 is completed with the opening of the new resort, D'Resort. Phase 2 will complete the transformation of the Downtown East landscape with the expansion of Wild Wild Wet, a revamp of meetings and events facilities and the addition of other retail and dining outlets bythe end of 2017.

  1. A brand new resort for the best staycation experience

    Opened on 1 July 2015.
    What you can look forward to:
  • Singapore’s first nature-inspired resort with an integrated waterpark experience
  • Designed to highlight the natural beauty of the Pasir Ris landscape, the resort will feature three clusters of rooms offering Park View, Beach Cove and Mangrove Walk accommodation
  • 9 room types at D’Resort, including themed family rooms and premium suites, to meet the different needs of guests
  1. A bigger water park with new attractions

    Estimated date of completion: 3rd quarter of 2016 

    What you can look forward to:
  • Doubled in size from 2 to 4 hectares
  • 6 new attractions added
  1. Better facilities for Membership & Union Community Engagement (MUCE) and a wholesome food & beverage and retail experience (SUN)

    Estimated date of completion: End 2017

    What you can look forward to:
  • Function rooms of various capacities to cater to different purposes of meetings, conventions and events
  • New retail, dining and entertainment areas



18 March 2013 - Groundbreaking Ceremony

First phase of the construction was celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony. NTUC Club assured union members and the public that the facilities at Downtown East will remain open throughout the 5-year redevelopment.

The ceremony was attended by Guest-of-Honour NTUC Club Chairman, also NTUC Secretary-General, Lim Swee Say (centre). Together with NTUC Club Chief Executive Officer, Yeo Khee Leng (right), and Chief Operating Officer, Lim Eng Lee (left), they pieced together a three-part backdrop depicting the integrated landscape of Downtown East before a robotic hydraulic hammer drilled into the ground at the former Escape Theme Park site.
To read the media release on the groundbreaking ceremony, please click here

1 July 2015 – Opening of D’Resort

The opening of D’Resort marks an important milestone of this project. This new resort is Singapore’s first nature-inspired resort with an integrated waterpark experience. Nestled amongst the lush greenery of Pasir Ris Park, guests can be at one with nature - and yet still enjoy modern and convenient facilities at their doorstep. Made up of 387 thoughtfully-designed rooms, which are now bigger and better, they incorporate different views of the surrounding park, mangrove and beach. Whether one is looking to have romantic escapades, family getaways or get-togethers with friends, there is something for everyone with the nine room types available.

To read the media release on the opening of D’Resort, please click here.



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